Skip to comments.Why Does Democratic Socialism Scare Ignorant People So?
Posted on 11/14/2012 4:09:22 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Democratic Socialism is actually a good and necessary instrument for a free society; its true meaning has been demonized by the right in order to allow the corporate rich to get even richer. The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism. Non-thinking people get very frightened to hear this analysis and will vote against anything they believe appears to resemble this disastrous form of government even if it means rejecting benefits that will improve their own well being.
A nation will not survive without Democratic Socialism. It's socialism that provides a fire department and police protection and schools to educate all children not just those born to the well off.
Democratic Socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democraticallyto meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. To achieve a more just society, many structures of our government and economy must be radically transformed through greater economic and social democracy so that ordinary Americans can participate in the many decisions that affect our lives
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Where’s the BARF ALERT?
Wow, Democrats are socialists! That’s not exactly a surprise. I wish they would at least own it. Then I can call them socialists freely.
Let’s see ‘em sell that BS to the Cambodians of the 1970’s and 1980’s.
I love when liberals say “educate” when they damn well mean “indoctrinate.”
Or maybe you are well aware, and plan on being one of the murderers rather than one of the murderees.
How about this one, anyone remember the: United Soviet Socialist Republic? Back in the day we called ‘em commies, to me they still are.
The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Wrong. This is an attempted gloss to confuse the historical test of what Nazism, or fascism is. Fascism has 2 components:
1) nationalism ( in the case of Obama it is black power or minority nationalism, usually involving an histrical justification involving justice for the sins of our forfathers) and
2) socialism ( the removal of wealth from thoose who have earned it through taxation or confiscation and the redistribution according to a Utopian scheme)
Both of these factors are very much present in the Obama Matrix which now seeks to govern the USA by executive fiat
and the procedural alienation of a democratic congress.
Few people understand the importance of undrstanding the Obama movement as a fascist movement. Its simple, in order to defeat the Obama Matrixc, one must know the nature of the enemy and its weakness. And there ARE weaknesses.
This article delineates in detail the nature of Obama’s fascism:
When private industry fails to hire, people turn to government for jobs. They don’t give a crap if that is called socialism, they have families to support.
They don’t scare me, but a fat bloated rapist who was a former presidential candidate does. When he blows the whole neighborhood will be drenched in reams of fat.
Yes only the non-thinkers reject socialism, you insufferable, perverted, smug asshole.
The real thinkers go on to accomplish great things through socialism... like Cuba, Detroit, North Korea, the USSR, California. Greece etc.
Its not Culture Destroying Communism.
Nor is it the Thieving Jewish Exploitation form of Capitalism.
It is what is called a Third Way
Right up there with Market Socialism.
These people are nuts. They want your money.
Placing an ad hominem at the start of an argument does not bode well for its conclusion.
Because it’s damned scary.
A man who thinks the center of the earth is "several millions of degrees" has forfeited all right to call anybody ignorant.
Chakra that, fat ass.
It probably is not that anymore, but this is why it was organized that way.
People searching for their "roots" or their national conscience should read (if they CAN still read and comprehend) the Declaration of Independence, the Federalist Papers, and the Constitution - in that order.
If people would take the time to read and understand, we would not be in this current situation.
.. stated goal of some among them.. to kill 60 million Americans if necessary to create their version of democratic socialism.
Abe blames us.. You initiated a policy to tolerate the Marxist-Alinsky radicals and let them rant; not only has it not ceased but was constantly augmented by decades of infiltration and indoctrination. You now have two Americas. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half statist and half free; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other.
A feudalistic government (like any ‘socialism’ is) works.
Just not very well. There is little money in the economy for schools, roads, whatever.
A religious socialism like Islam is better than ‘democratic’ socialism- it gives the masses a heaping serving of opiate to swallow their wretchedness down with.
Marx saw the flaw in his theories all along.
A ‘nuclear’ government, like the US is quickly devolving from, provided the most wealth for the most citizens.
If it weren't for the ignorant, socialism would never gain a foothold anywhere.
” — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed...”
“ That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”
Just look at these pictures!!
Or the Russians, Chinese, North Koreans, Vietnamese, Cubans, Zimbabweans, and on and on...
With radicals like the leftists, *bag of hammars dumb*, is the new *intelligent*.
Socialism as stated in the article implies that people work at producing value and then contribute to mutually beneficial entities, like a fire station.
Amerikan socialist believe in STEALING from the producers and HANDING it over to the parasites in exchange for the vote.
The country has tipped...
Sell out, get out.
“The misguided have been told that any form of socialism is evil and can be compared to Nazism.”
Huh? I wish. The left won the Nazi blame game, and mist everyone thinks of them as being on the right and socialists opposite them, even though the “zi” part of Nazi comes from German for “socialist.” Convincing people that’s meaningful is like holding back a dam with your thumb.
The Bolsheviks were originally Social Democrats. Once they’ve been voted into power, Democratic Socialists drop the Democratic part without further ado. And there are no more elections. Once they’re in, the only way to get Socialists out again is by revolution.
Jefferson said that the Tree of Liberty has to be watered from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots, and that that is its only manure. We may be close to one of those times.
Or anything between the two.
Whoa, I had never heard that before, that comes right out of today's leftist playbook!
It is stupefying to me that these peoples don't see (or don't want to) the path they are setting out on has been traveled before by the Nazis!!!!
Good G-d, is this what it has come too?
I would assume that this author supports Obamacare, one of the most corporatist pieces of legislation ever passed, designed to codify monopolies and keep others out.
If Socialism is so great how come the people of Spain and Portugal are rioting tonight. It sure is not a celebration of all their gains under socialist programs.
How come Greece is broke? Why is Italy on the skids? Etc.
A sentence right out of a SAUL ALINSKY play book. Replayed by the SOCIALIST FRAUD GORE. We must step up the game or these anti american frauds will completely take this country over.
Why does capitalism scare liberal dipshits?
It's been relegated to a Homeland Security reeducation center. It will soon emerge as the "joyous news announcer".
That chart covers individual states except under the heading “colonialism,” which I assume adds up all murders which can be blamed on governance by foreign powers, likely usually European. Isn’t that cheating? Doesn’t consistency demand you divide those murders up between the individual countries who committed them?
And Romney scared the liberal dipshits by threatening to create 12 million jobs.
I’ve never heard socialists like the author address this question: if socialism is so good, why have so many fled socialist governments over the years for the U.S. and why don’t more Americans flee to socialist countries?
We like guns. We like beer. We like tobacco. We like the possibility of making a killing, or at least a living off our dreams.
The reason they have to keep playing word games that alternate between denying they’re socialists and arguing that everyone is a socialist is that people don’t want socialism, for some very good reasons. And they will not talk about what those reasons are.
wow, real f n american citizen communist a holes out in the open
Socialism is slavery. It was wrong in 1860, it’s wrong now.
Democrats are socialists?! Really?! I thought they were Communists. Oh well. My bad.
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